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Grenade attack wounds 7 in Wajir: Police

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Listen Mandera (Alshahid)-Seven people were wounded in Wajir, North Eastern Kenya on Saturday when a grenade exploded in a bar frequented by civil servants and aid workers, the latest such attack since Nairobi sent troops into its war-torn neighbour, police said. “Ngamia club has been attacked and hit by a grenade. No death has been […]

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Two Kenyan Alshabab suspects surrender to police

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Listen Nairobi (Alshahid)-Two Kenyan men suspected to be linked to Alshabab have Saturday surrendered at Anti terror police offices. The move came hours after Police spokesman Eric Kiraithe released the photographs of Sylvester Owino Opiyo alias Musa Osodo and Hussein Nderitu Abbas and called on the public to volunteer vital information on their whereabouts. “Police […]

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Somalia appeals against US wire transfer closure

By   /  December 25, 2011  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Mogadishu (Reuters) – Somalia appealed against a decision by a U.S. bank to shut down its money transfer service that serves as a lifeline for tens of thousands of Somalis who depend on remittances, saying the closure could lead to the collapse of the economy. Sunrise Community Banks handles a large amount of Somali […]

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We’re in Somalia for the long haul, Kenya asserts

By   /  December 25, 2011  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen Nairobi (The East African)-Kenya is looking at a long-drawn war in Somalia in 2012 contrary to the earlier indications that it was going to be a swift operation. The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) spokesperson, Emmanuel Chirchir, admitted that the Somalia campaign is a long term investment and Kenya will only get out once the […]

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Somali baby named as “Turkey”

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Listen Mogadishu (World Bulletin)-A Somali family that was visited by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a tent city approximately four months ago have named their 2-month old baby boy “Turkiye”. A Somali family that was visited by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a tent city approximately four months ago have named […]

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